SNAPSHOT: In the pink

Jess Worth, a campaigner for student organisation People and Planet, makes a statement for trade justice at Glastonbury festival last weekend. People and Planet is one of 40 member organisations of the Trade Justice Movement which arranged for 3,000 festival-goers to participate in a mass lobby of more than 500 MPs. Those taking part faxed messages from the Somerset fields to their local members' constituency offices, asking for the world trade rules to be rewritten to benefit poor countries and the environment. A Labour briefing urged members to support the event by co-operating with stunts and posing for photographs. But Glen Tarman, the movement's co-ordinator, said the party's "lip-service" meant nothing until it agreed with the campaign's main demand: that there should be no expansion of the powers of the World Trade Organisation. The event followed last year's mass lobby of MPs at the House of Commons. Tarman said there was now greater awareness of fair trade issues.

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